From a DC Police report: Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide that occurred on Sunday, January 3, 2021, in the 3800 block of Wheeler Road SE, Washington DC. At approximately 2:31 am, members of the Seventh District responded to the listed location for the sound of gunshots. Upon arrival, members located an adult female victim, suffering from an apparent gunshot wound, inside of a vehicle, in the 900 block of Wahler Place SE. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and transported the victim to an area hospital. After all life-saving efforts failed, the victim was pronounced dead. The decedent has been identified as Kaailyah Rainey, 22, of Southeast DC.
These balloons were in a courtyard above Wahler Place SE, where Ms. Rainey was found. May she and her loved ones have peace.